I am Dutch, was born and raised in the Netherlands. After graduating vet school I came to Britain in 1989. My first location was the North West, and I made my life in Wigan. Now semi-retired, I run a charity in my free time and feel very strong about Europe and Brexit being a big mistake.
The Government have recently updated the recommendations for Dupuytren’s Disease – how will this affect industrial workers?Read more
Anna Schurer delves into the history of Burnley, where the fight for LGBTQ+ rights went through significant events in the...Read more
Anna Schurer went to the opening of the Dab Hands exhibition in Manchester Museum, and looked around the museum while...Read more
Amazon withdraw their support for many small charities, closing the AmazonSmile programme in favour of bigger projectsRead more
The retained EU law (revocation and reform) bill making its way through parliament, threatens many of our fundamental rights and...Read more
Anna Schurer tells the story of Denise, who could not access treatment for Dupuytren’s disease until, for other reasons, she...Read more
Anna Schurer explains how Covid backlogs and Brexit barriers have led to a shortage of vets at a time when...Read more
The energy price cap is going to cause problems for households and businesses alike. Anna Schurer explains why.Read more
Anna Schurer has some tips on how to stay as cool as possible and keep your family and pets safe...Read more
Examining the history of slavery, the role of the North West in the slave trade and how we benefitedRead more
The government's Homes for Ukraine Scheme is the way forward to help Ukrainian refugees. Help them get a Visa and...Read more
Since Russia invaded Ukraine, there have been protests against the war. There is another protest this Saturday in London.Read more
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